Passengers on Mississippi riverboat in rocking chairs (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: A steamboat ride on the Mississippi River [audio]

This series of Everyday Conversations is about a family traveling to each of the 50 states in the U.S. Learn terms used on their Mississippi River cruise.
Family standing at desk talking to clerk (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: Asking for help at a hotel [audio]

This Everyday Conversations is about a family's planned trip to the Kentucky Derby, a horse race in Louisville, Kentucky. Learn phrases about the event.
Brick mansion reflecting in pond (Csetzer/Creative Commons)

Everyday conversations: A day at a president’s house [audio]

What's it like to live as a president? Take a look at a Founding Father's house in Virginia and learn some English phrases.

Everyday conversations for English learners: Hobbies

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...
People walking on sidewalks along skyscrapers in New York City (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: We’re in New York City! [audio]

Do you want to improve your English language skills? These helpful phrases to get you around New York City where you can see a show, tour a museum and more!

Why do Americans sound so colorful? These phrases will help you...

Learning American English? These art-inspired English-language idioms will have you sounding like a fluent native speaker.
People hiking through a forest (New Hampshire State Parks)

Everyday conversations: Hiking in New Hampshire [audio]

Take a hike and explore the parks of New Hampshire while learning English terms and phrases.

Everyday conversations for English learners: What do you like to do?...

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on small talk: What do you like to do?